Virtanen, JK, Voutilainen S, Rissanen TH, Mursu J, Tuomainen TP, Korhonen MJ, Valkonen VP, Seppanen K, Laukkanen JA, Salonen JT. 2005. Mercury, fish oils, and risk of acute coronary events and cardiovascular disease, coronary heart disease, and all-cause mortality in men in eastern Finland. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology 25(1):228–233.
Vreugdenhil HJ, Lanting CI, Mulder PG, Boersma ER, Weisglas-Kuperus N. 2002a. Effects of prenatal PCB and dioxin background exposure on cognitive and motor abilities in Dutch children at school age. Journal of Pediatrics 40(1):48–56.
Vreugdenhil HJ, Slijper FM, Mulder PG, Weisglas-Kuperus N. 2002b. Effects of perinatal exposure to PCBs and dioxins on play behavior in Dutch children at school age. Environmental Health Perspectives 110(10):A593–A598.
Vreugdenhil HJ, Mulder PG, Emmen HH, Weisglas-Kuperus N. 2004. Effects of perinatal exposure to PCBs on neuropsychological functions in the Rotterdam cohort at 9 years of age. Neuropsychology 18(1):185–193.
Vupputuri S, Longnecker MP, Daniels JL, Guo X, Sandler DP. 2005. Blood mercury level and blood pressure among US women: Results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999–2000. Environmental Research 97(2):195–200.
Walkowiak J, Wiener JA, Fastabend A, Heinzow B, Kramer U, Schmidt E, Steingruber HJ, Wundram S, Winneke G. 2001. Environmental exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls and quality of the home environment: Effects on psychodevelopment in early childhood. Lancet 358(9293):1602–1607.
Watanabe C. 2002. Modification of mercury toxicity by selenium: Practical importance? Tohoku Journal of Experimental Medicine 196(2):71–77.
Weil M, Bressler J, Parsons P, Bolla K, Glass T, Schwartz B. 2005. Blood mercury levels and neurobehavioral function. Journal of the American Medical Association 293(15):1875–1882.
Weinstein MR, Litt M, Kertesz DA, Wyper P, Ross D, Coulter M, McGreer A, Facklam R, Ostach C, Willey BM Borczyk A, Low DE, and the Investigative Team. 1997. Invasive infection due to a fish pathogen: Streptococcus iniae. New England Journal of Medicine 337(9):589–594.
Whanger PD. 1985. Metabolic interactions of selenium with cadmium, mercury, and silver. Advances in Nutritional Research 7:221–250.
WHO (World Health Organization). 1990. Environmental Health Criteria 101: Methylmercury. Geneva, Switzerland: WHO. [Online]. Available http://www.inchem.org/documents/ehc/ehc/ehc101.htm [accessed March 9, 2006].
WHO. 2001. Consultation on Risk Assessment of Non-Dioxin-Like PCBs. 2001 (September 3–4). Presented at the Federal Institute for Health Protection of Consumers and Veterinary Medicine (BgVV), Berlin, Germany. [Online]. Available: http://www.who.int//pcs/docs/consultation_%20pcb.htm [accessed March 17, 2006].
WHO. 2003. Diet, Nutrition, and the Prevention of Chronic Diseases. Geneva, Switzerland: WHO. [Online]. Available: http://www.who.int/hpr/NPH/docs/who_fao_expert_report.pdf [accessed March 2, 2006].
Willett, WC. 2006. Fish: Balancing health risks and benefits. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 29(4):320–321.
Winneke G, Walkowiak J, Lilienthal H. 2002. PCB-induced neurodevelopmental toxicity in human infants and its potential mediation by endocrine dysfunction. Toxicology 181–182:161–165.
Yokoo EM, Valente JG, Grattan L, Schmidt SL, Platt I, Silbergeld EK. 2003. Low level methylmercury exposure affects neuropsychological function in adults. Environmental Health 2(1):8.